An Introduction to Cybersecurity

Lectures for PhD Students in Industrial and Information Engineering.

Open to anyone interested. No specific preliminary knowledge required.

4 Lectures, 2 hours each (11-13)

  • Thursday, February 18-th

  • Friday, February 19-th

  • Wednesday, February 24-th

  • Thursday, February 25-th

Streaming on UniTS Microsoft Teams from my office. Contact me for access details a few days in advance.


  • Relevance of cybersecurity

  • Threat models

  • Attack categories

  • Vulnerabilities

  • Societal problems

  • Supply chain problems

  • Vulnerability lifetime

  • Risk measure

  • Causes of vulnerability (why "computers are different")

All these topics are covered in my course "Computer Networks II and Principles of Computer Security" at the "Laurea Magistrale in Elettronica e Informatica".